Max Sherman is a retired Senior Scientist at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory with over 30 years of experience in building physics. He has a Ph.D. in physics from Berkeley and is an international expert in air leakage, HVAC, indoor air quality, infiltration, moisture, energy efficiency, and related topics. He is a well-regarded member of ASHRAE having served on the Board of Directors and many technical positions and is currently a Distinguished Lecturer; he is a recipient of ASHRAE’s Exceptional Service Award and ASHRAE’s highest technical award as a Holladay Distinguished Fellow. He has also been elected a Fellow of the International Society of Indoor Air Quality and Climate (ISIAQ). He represents the United States on International Energy Agency tasks such as the Air Infiltration and Ventilation Center. He serves on national and international committees and editorial boards and does outside consulting.
"Energy Impact of Residential Ventilation Standards in California." ASHRAE Journal 114 (2008) 482-493. LBNL-61282. .
On The Valuation of Infiltration towards Meeting Residential Ventilation Needs. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 2008. LBNL-1031E. .
"Air Distribution Effectiveness for Different Mechanical Ventilation Systems." International Journal of Ventilation 6 (2008) 307-314. LBNL-62700. .
"Energy implications of meeting ASHRAE Standard 62.2." ASHRAE Transactions 114 (2008) 505-516. LBNL-62446. .
Summary of Workshop: Barriers to Energy Efficient Residential Ventilation. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 2008. LBNL-41E. .
"Humidity Implications for Meeting Residential Ventilation Requirements." Buildings X Conference - Thermal Performance of the Exterior Envelopes of Whole Buildings 2007: Air Tightness II–Practices III–A. LBNL-62182. .
"Review of Residential Ventilation Technologies." HVAC&R Research 13.2 (2007) 325-348. LBNL-57730. .
"Air Leakage of U.S. Homes: Model Prediction." Buildings X Conference - Thermal Performance of the Exterior Envelopes of Whole Buildings 2007: Air Tightness II-Practices III-A. LBNL-62078. .
Energy impact of residential ventilation norms in the United States. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 2007. LBNL-62341. .
"Efficacy of Intermittent Ventilation for Providing Acceptable Indoor Air Quality." ASHRAE Transactions 111.1 (2006) 93-101. LBNL-56292. .